1. Future USS America to arrive in San Diego

    The Navy's newest amphibious assault ship, the future USS America (LHA 6), is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of San Diego Sept. 15 to make preparations for formal commissioning.

    The future USS America (LHA 6) transits the Pacific Ocean en route to its San Diego homeport. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jonathan A. Colon)
  2. U.S. Pacific Command Forces Come Together for Valiant Shield 2014

    Over 18,000 U.S. Pacific Command personnel will participate in the exercise, scheduled for September 15-23.

    In this June 18, 2006 file photo, 14 ships and 17 aircraft
        participated in a joint photo exercise prior to Valiant Shield 2006.
        (U.S. Navy/PH3 Jarod Hodge)
  3. George Washington Continues Patrol in Indo-Asia-Pacific

    The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Sept. 2, for operations in U.S. 7th Fleet.

    In this file photo, USS George Washington (CVN 73) returns to Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 8 following a Western Pacific patrol. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Liam Kennedy)
  4. Reserve Support Crucial to Exercise Success in Republic of Korea

    More than 100 U.S. Navy reservists from 120 from multiple commands in the U.S. and the Pacific region, provided key support during this year's Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise.

    Republic of Korea Navy Lt. Bae, Jun-hee reviews scenario operational plans with Lt. Cmdr. Darrell Jones during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014. (U.S. Navy/MCC Wendy Wyman)
  5. Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group Begins 7th Fleet Patrol

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) departed Sasebo, Japan, Aug. 29 to lead the Amphibious Ready Group on patrol in the Western Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Peleliu (LHA 5) arrives in Sasebo Aug. 22. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Raul Moreno Jr.)
  6. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Visits Diego Garcia

    U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez visited U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia Aug. 26-28 to tour facilities and speak to Sailors stationed on the island.

    Pacific Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez speaks to Sailors attached to Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia's Security Detachment. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Hank Gettys)
  7. USS Lake Erie to depart for new San Diego homeport

    The guided-missile cruiser is set to depart Hawaii Aug. 29 for a new homeport in San Diego.

    USS Lake Erie (CG 70) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in June following a Western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy file photo/MC2 Diana Quinlan)
  8. USS Greeneville Completes Western Pacific Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Aug. 25 following a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Greeneville (SSN 772) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Aug. 25. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Steven Khor)
  9. US Sailors Continue Legacy of Outreach, Friendships in Korea

    Active duty and reserve Sailors stationed across the Korean peninsula visited the Aikwangwon Social Welfare Foundation at Koje Island, Aug. 24, for a community outreach project with residents and staff.

    Sailors pose for a picture with residents during a U.S. Navy visit designed to build relationships with the community at Aikwangwon, a home and school for the mentally and physically disabled. (U.S. Navy/MCC Wendy Wyman)
  10. New Navy-Funded Blue and Fin Whale Tagging Study Begins

    A Navy-funded study to continue documenting blue and fin whale distribution, occurrence and movement patterns along the U.S. West Coast and throughout the Eastern Pacific began July 31.